Schnaufer Family History

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Schnaufer Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone who has difficulty breathing, from Middle High German snufer ‘someone who pants or puffs’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Schaufler, Schlafer, Schauder, Schaefer, Schauer, Scharrer, Schaffer

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Schnaufer Family Origin

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Schnaufer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Teamster

    20%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Butcher

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Schnaufer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Schnaufer's were Farmers. Farmer, Teamster and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnaufer. A less common occupation for the Schnaufer family was Butcher.

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Schnaufer Historical Records

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Schnaufer Life Expectancy

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